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Somalia: Free Detained Journalist

Human Rights Watch 14 Oct 2022
Abdalle Ahmed Mumin has been detained since October 11, 2022, in intelligence and later police custody in Mogadishu, the capital ... On the morning of October 11, Abdalle had tweeted CCTV footage reportedly taken outside the SJS’ office in Mogadishu the previous night, showing security forces trying to enter the office.

Somalia: Authorities must immediately and unconditionally release journalist Abdalle Ahmed Mumin

Amnesty 14 Oct 2022
Abdalle Ahmed Mumin is being arbitrarily held solely for defending the right to freedom of expression in Somalia Muleya Mwananyanda, Director for East and Southern Africa ... Background ... He was transferred to Godka Jilaow, a notorious detention facility run by NISA in Mogadishu, where he has been denied access to his family and lawyers ... The post Somalia.

Al-Shabab Fears Somalia's Military Court, Judge Says

Voa News 14 Jan 2022
Al-Shabab militants relentlessly carry out attacks in Somalia, such as Wednesday's suicide car bombing in Mogadishu that killed at least 10 people ... Ali Halane, a Somali defense lawyer based in Mogadishu, also contends that military courts should not try defendants with alleged ties to al-Shabab or any other terrorist organization.

2 African Union peacekeeping soldiers receive death sentences in Somalia

Anadolu Agency 13 Nov 2021
The case has been dragging since October at the UN and AU headquarters in Mogadishu. "For us as Somalis, there were no lawyers to represent us but we are happy about the outcome and this should be a lesson for all foreign troops in our country, referring to AMISOM," one relative ...

Nairobi pulls out of oral hearings in Kenya-Somalia maritime case

Ghana Web 18 Mar 2021
The decision now means Somalia will use the slot initially granted to Kenya to respond to Mogadishu’s submissions made on Monday and Tuesday ... Mogadishu, however, said Kenya would be demanding “charity” if the border remains as it is ... Mogadishu too claims Kenya had given contracts for exploration to foreign firms.

In Somalia, the electoral model becomes a sticking point that could make or break the historic poll plan

Gareowe Online 20 Dec 2019
But it is a problem that should have been seen earlier, according to Mogadishu-based Somali lawyer Hamza Abdikadir Sadik ... Benadir region, which hosts Mogadishu, and the status Somaliland which has sought independence from Somalia, he argued, are the two other issues that need addressing to avoid causing new instability problems.

Somalia: Al Shabaab member sentenced 10-year in prison

Mareeg 16 Dec 2019
MOGADISHU, Somalia – A Somali military court has sentenced an al Shabaab member to ten years in prison on Monday in Mogadishu ... in the capital, Mogadishu, he said.

Meet the Night Stalkers, the pilots who fly SEALs and Delta Force to their most ...

Business Insider 10 Nov 2019
The unit lost pilot Michael Durant during the Battle of Mogadishu in Somalia in 1993 ... Lawyer for an accused Green Beret is thanking Trump, saying he's about to throw out the Army's war crimes case The defense secretary begged Trump not to pardon accused and convicted war criminals ...

Asylum seeker, 30, with 18 convictions and a history of violent crime gets another chance to fight to stay in UK after claiming his human rights would be breached if he's sent back to Somalia

This is Money 06 Aug 2019
But his lawyers say he cannot be sent back to Mogadishu, Somalia, because as a member of the minority Ashraf clan he faces the threat of violence there ... The 30-year-old asylum seeker's lawyers ...

His Visa Was Stamped, His Papers in Order. Then He Was Targeted by a Secretive CBP Task Force.

The Intercept 13 May 2019
Mohamed’s troubles began as he headed to catch his connecting flight to Columbus, Ohio, according to immigration court documents and interviews with his lawyers. Two CBP officers stopped him, and one of them asked, “Are you from Mogadishu?” Mohamed replied that he was originally from Somalia.

US says airstrike kills 24 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia

Courier Express 31 Jan 2019
Africa Command says the airstrike was carried out on Wednesday near an extremist camp near Shebeeley in the central Hiran region north of the capital, Mogadishu ... It often targets high-profile areas of Mogadishu with suicide bombings ... Lawyers march in ...

The Latest: Zimbabwe pastor granted bail amid crackdown

Wtop 29 Jan 2019
His lawyer Tonderai Bhatasara says Mawarire will be released on Wednesday ... His lawyer rejects the allegations against him ... Cameroon authorities arrest opposition leader in crackdown Africa News 2 killed, 5 wounded in blast at Mogadishu gas station Africa News Lawyers march in Zimbabwe capital alleging denial of justice Africa News.
photo: UN / Paulo Filgueiras
22 November 2011, Maurice Kamto, Minister Delegate at Cameroon’s Ministry of Justice, speaks at a meeting with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission (CNMC).

Cameroon authorities arrest opposition leader in crackdown

Wtop 29 Jan 2019
It called for their immediate and unconditional release ... Official results said Kamto finished a distant second ... 2 killed, 5 wounded in blast at Mogadishu gas station Africa News Lawyers march in Zimbabwe capital alleging denial of justice Africa News UN ... .

UN council regrets Somalia’s decision to expel envoy

Arab News 06 Jan 2019
The council released the unanimous statement after UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday agreed to appoint a new UN envoy to replace Nicholas Haysom, who was declared persona non grata by the Mogadishu government on January 1. Haysom, a South African lawyer and ...

Can it be true that crooked lawyers are helping asylum seeking 'liars' abuse our generosity? That's the disturbing claim of a retiring tribunal judge. SUE REID spent days observing cases and was horrified by what she found

This is Money 26 Oct 2018
Asylum seekers, illegal migrants and visa over-stayers of every nationality jostle with lawyers, carrying bulging briefcases of documents, who are about to fight for their right to live in this country ... Many had made last-minute appeals using immigration lawyers to avoid removal ... The woman's lawyer produced one piece of evidence to back her story.

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